Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Thu Sep 20 10:24:29 UTC 2007

On 20/09/2007, Gunawan <jgun98.milis at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Do we need antivirus software for our ubuntu system?
> I heard that there is no virus on linux.

There are indeed viruses for Linux, but they can't really do much damage on
a well secure system. The entry at Wikipedia offers a reasonable, if
simplistic explanation.  See

Providing you keep up with the security and software updates, and do do
anything monumentally stupid with your system you should be reasonably OK.

When 1 person suffers from a delusion it is insanity. When many people
suffer from a delusion it is called Religion.

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